Radio Rossii

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Radio Rossii
Radio rossii.jpg
City of license Moscow
Broadcast area Russia
Frequency 66.44 MHz FM; 873 kHz MW;
Format News, Talk and Music
Language(s) Russian
Transmitter coordinates 55°47′14.75″N 37°34′42.51″E / 55.7874306°N 37.5784750°E / 55.7874306; 37.5784750Coordinates: 55°47′14.75″N 37°34′42.51″E / 55.7874306°N 37.5784750°E / 55.7874306; 37.5784750
Former frequencies 261 kHz LW
Owner VGTRK
Sister stations Radio Mayak, Radio Yunost, Radio Culture, Vesti FM
Webcast [1]
Website radiorus.ru

Radio Rossii (Russian: Радио России, Radio of Russia) is the primary public radio station in Russia .

History[edit]

Radio Rossii began broadcasting in December 10, 1990. The radio station is part of the state-owned unitary enterprise VGTRK, which also includes television channels Russia-1, Russia-2, Russia-24, Carousel, and Russia-K, as well as radio stations Yunost, Mayak, Kultura and Vesti FM.

Broadcast[edit]

Radio Rossii is classified as an information and light entertainment station. It is one of the state's information channels, meant to appeal to a wide audience with varying tastes. It's included in the first multiplex of digital TV broadcasting DVB-T2.

Distribution[edit]

Radio Rossii is broadcast throughout Russia, as well as in parts of Europe, on the LW, MW and SW bands. Longwave (LW) broadcasts were terminated on 9 January 2014.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Russia: End of an era for long-wave listeners". BBC News. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 

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